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Re: salsa.debian.org (git.debian.org replacement) going into beta


On Tue, Dec 26, 2017 at 03:01:47PM +0100, Alexander Wirt wrote:
> > > Unfortunately that is something that has to be done. At least unless someone
> > > wants to write some kind of redirection map. 
> > I am really surprised that this issue was not considered: I expect that 
> > git hosting is by far the most common use case for alioth.
> it was considered, but nobody wanted to write it and how exactly it should
> work. 

The Debian Med team has currently 874 packages and I have spent a lot of
time to migrate everything from SVN to Git and to fix all the Vcs
fields.  It would be pretty boring to do another upload of >800 packages
to fix VCS fields again (more or less every three years to something

Kind regards